iOS Developer

Last updated 6 days ago
Location:Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

We are growing! We’re looking for an iOS developer to join our Mobile team in Wellington

About the team

The mobile team is a high trust collaborative team that cares about each other. We focus on providing a work environment that enables you to do your best work. If your best work requires flexible work hours, working from home or otherwise then this may be your team.

We’re a sizeable group of mobile engineers that have a big focus on continuous improvement and knowledge sharing. We have thriving global Android and iOS communities of practice that meet to discuss how we architect our apps for scale, how to improve our mobile development practices and share what we’ve been learning. If you’re looking to join a community that is full of talented engineers that you can both learn from and educate, then our mobile team will be a great fit for you.


What you'll be doing

You'll be using your considerable mobile experience to take a senior role on our newest mobile offering. You’ll be excited, not only for the opportunities that greenfield mobile development has to offer, but also for shaping the mobile practice that will need to exist alongside it. You’ll work closely alongside Product and Design to ensure that you are aligning engineering initiatives with customer needs and outcomes.

Working in a high trust environment, you’ll draw upon your experience with modern mobile application design & development practices to help your highly talented and passionate team be set up for success, and then deliver on it. You will collaborate, code, mentor and help set the technical direction for iOS applications aimed at helping small businesses and bookkeepers.

While you have extensive experience in native iOS , you will also be focused on outcomes that unify and bring together engineers across both mobile platforms.

What you’ll bring with you

  • A passion for mobile engineering and the wider mobile community
  • Extensive experience with mobile application design and development best practices
  • Excellent skills in either Kotlin or Swift
  • Natural instinct to share knowledge, coach, and mentor team members
  • Experience delivering software in a modern agile-like environment
  • Growth mindset and not afraid of a #Challenge- End-to-end experience and an interest that extends beyond mobile to backend is a plus
  • But why work at Xero?
    At Xero, we are rewiring the small business economy and want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice, and connections.

    We see the value in work-life balance, many of us take full advantage of our flexible working arrangements, so whether you like to get a surf in before work, like to head home in time to pick up the kids or you just like working from the comfort of your own home now and then, we want to support you.

    We trust you to build your career to the best of your ability and we will support your hunger to learn with training and career mentorship, to help you flourish. Our facilities and PX teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks so join us and experience our awesome culture!

    What are you waiting for, apply now !

    Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

    Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.